• Blog post

    As heads of state gather for the COP21 climate talks in Paris, MasterCard and the C40 Cities Climate Leadership Group (C40) today announced a partnership to connect Chinese and global megacities in a first-of-a-kind ‘Mobility Management’ network. With more than half the world’s population now living in cities, urban transportation is one of the key contributors to CO2 emissions globally. Drawing on technology and expertise from MasterCard, the C40 Mobility Management network will spearhead the sharing and activation of best practices to better integrate and optimize the various modes of public transportation available in a city. 

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  • Case study

  • Blog post

    C40’s networks are dynamic working groups of cities coming together to tackle similar challenges and opportunities in their cities’ efforts to implement climate action. Recently, a number of organisations including Rockefeller, C40, universities, embassies and NGOs convened in New York to explore Global Solution Networks, looking at how networks are providing new models for global program solving on major issues like climate change and human health. 

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  • Case study

    Venice Integrated Mobility Plan

    April 17, 2014 Venice

    The case study concerns the Urban Mobility Plan of the Municipality of Venice. The Plan, active since 2008, provides a range of administrative attention that will lead to the gradual reduction of CO2 emissions by more than 35% in the transport sector, improving the livability and air quality of the city itself.

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    Austin's Bike Share Program

    March 20, 2014 Austin

    Bike sharing will help ease Austin’s traffic congestion and aid in closing “first and last mile” transit gaps in the bus and rail systems. It will help the user stay healthy and decrease pollutants in the air by reducing the amount of single-occupant motor vehicle commutes. You will be able to pick up a bike from one location and ride to another location. Bike sharing is perfect for locals, tourists and commuters.

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